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A collection of over 100 islands located approximately 1,000 miles off the east coast of Africa in the Indian Ocean, the Seychelles are some of Mother Nature’s best work. This fabled paradise features lush, tropical vegetation and chalk white sand beaches, stunningly contrasted by crystal-clear turquoise waters.

As each one of the islands offer their own distinct charms, the archipelago is ideal for island-hopping, making it easy to explore several. Mahe, the largest, is home to the majority of the county’s population and a wide range of luxurious resorts and restaurants. Other popular destinations include St Anne Island, Curieuse, Cousin Island, Anse Lazio, Aride, St. Pierre, Baie St. Anne, Praslin, Felicite, La Digue, and Moyenne Island.

While the Seychelles are ideal for doing nothing but gazing out at the wondrous scenery, you’ll find plenty of things to do. Snorkeling and diving are outstanding anywhere, but especially at Sainte Anne Marine National Park, made up of six islands with vibrant coral reefs just offshore and swaths of seagrass inhabited by hawksbill turtles and dolphins.

La Digue has a population of just 3,000, yet it’s the third largest in the Seychelles. It’s one of the most laid-back, a place where time seems to stand still and nearly everyone gets around on foot or two wheels. Cousin Island is a wildlife haven with impressive bird life, giant tortoises and a variety of lizards.

If you’re into fishing, this country is legendary for bonefish with unmatched numbers at St. Francois Lagoon in the remote St. Joseph’s Atolls.

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Having grown up in Southern Africa and both lived and travelled extensively throughout Asia, the US and Europe, I am a true explorer at heart. I love discovering new destinations and curating unique experiences for my clients.

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Where to visit in the Seychelles

Our travel experts have collated their top recommendations of where to visit in the Seychelles.

  • 1_Mahe

    Mahe

    Mahe is the largest island in the Seychelles, home to around 90 percent of the country’s population, and the entry point for most visitors. It offers the usual beautiful beaches and pristine waters for diving along with attractions like the Seychelles National Botanical Gardens, home to 200 plant species and opportunities to interact with giant Aldabra tortoises. There are scenic trails that wind through old tea plantations, a fabulous market with the fresh catch of the day, fresh fruit and vegetables, tea and spices, along with many outstanding restaurants and resorts.

  • 2_La Digue

    La Digue

    Seychelles’ third largest island is actually rather tiny, just three miles long and two miles wide with a population of only 3,000. It’s nearly vehicle free, providing a laid-back atmosphere and the chance to discover authentic daily life with fisherman walking along the road with their sticks hung with fish and wooden pirogues gliding across the water, while Creole houses are nestled beneath papaya trees. It also boasts a seductive coastline with blonde beaches dotted with smooth granite boulders and palm trees. A reef wall follows the west coast, ideal for snorkeling among abundant marine life from turtles to emperor angelfish.

  • 3_Praslin

    Praslin

    The small island of Praslin is the second largest in the Seychelles, home to around 6,500 residents and a spectacular coastline with sweeping curves of powdery sand and boulder-strewn coves. Curieuse Marine National Park borders its north coast, which means diving and snorkeling opportunities abound. It’s also renowned for its soaring indigenous trees in Valle de Mai National Park, especially the famous coco de mer which produces the largest and heaviest seed in the world, weighing in at a whopping 40 pounds.

  • 4_Curieuse

    Curieuse Island

    This tiny granite island is a national park, located a short distance from Praslin’s north-east coast. One of the world’s most unique islands, it’s one of the few places where giant Aldabra tortoise roam wild. There are more than 300 here, ranging from just-hatched babies to over 100 years old. The record for the world’s oldest animal is held by an Aldabra, Jonathan, who turns 188 in 2020. You’ll also find rich mangroves and beautiful beaches, while a climb to the top of Mount Caiman reveals a 360-degree view of the Indian Ocean and many nearby islands.

  • 5_Felicite

    Felicite Island

    A small, heavily forested, private granite island, Felicite is just a couple of miles from La Digue’s northern coast. The island’s only hotel is the Six Senses Zil Pasyon, a luxury property offering a tranquil retreat with a spectacular setting of white sandy beaches, soaring granite rocks and tropical greenery. While Felicite was a coconut plantation up until the 1970s, for the most part it has been uninhabited. Other than the resort, unspoiled natural beauty with rare flora and fauna are waiting to be discovered.

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Things to do in the Seychelles

Key Facts

  • GMT + 4 | ET + 9
  • Seychelles Rupee
  • Victoria
  • Relaxation, Families, Honeymoon
  • Apr - May / Oct - Nov
  • Mahe, Praslin, La Dique, Curieuse, Silhouette Island

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